ASK SDK for Node.js
The ASK SDK v2 for Node.js makes it easier for you to build highly engaging skills by allowing you to spend more time implementing features and less time writing boilerplate code.
Alexa Features Supported by SDK
This section provides all the Alexa features that are currently supported in the SDK.
- Audio Player
- Gadgets Toolkit – Custom Interfaces
- Directive Service (Progressive Response)
- Dynamic Entity
- Device Address
- Request for customer contact information
- Obtain customer settings information
- Account Linking
- Entity Resolution
- Dialog Management
- Location Services
To help you get started with the SDK, see the following resources.
Setting Up The ASK SDK
Shows how to install the SDK as a dependency in your NPM project.
Developing Your First Skill
Walks through step-by-step instructions for building the Hello World sample.
ASK SDK Migration Guide
Provides instructions for migrating an Alexa skill from the SDK v1 to the SDK v2.
Covers how to build request handlers, exception handlers, and request and response interceptors.
Covers how to use the ResponseBuilder to compose multiple elements like text, cards, and audio into a single response.
Covers how to use skill attributes to store and retrieve skill data.
Calling Alexa Service APIs
Covers how to use service clients in your skill to access Alexa APIs.
Configuring Skill Instance
Covers how to configure and construct a skill instance.
ASK SDK Utilities
Covers how to use utility function provided by ASK SDK.
Host a Custom Skill as a Web Service
Covers how to use the ASK SDK to host a custom skill as a web service.
Latest SDK version
The ASK SDKs are updated frequently to support new ASK features. You can always find the most recent versions on GitHub:
Last updated: Dec 29, 2022